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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 70 km NW of Rapar, India



Earthquake location 24.0672S, 70.2016WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Rapar in India on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kl7. Id of event: us10003kl7. Exact location of earthquake, 70.2016° East, 24.0672° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:58:23 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 00:28:23 / October 6, 2015 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhachāu, Mithi, Diplo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Bhachāu (c. 24 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mithi (c. 23 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāpar (c. 21 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Islāmkot (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Diplo (c. 11 600 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 70 km NW of Rapar, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.2016° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.0672° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km NW of Rapar, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-06 00:28:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-06 00:49:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 12.405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003kl7 Id of event.
Event Code 10003kl7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003kl7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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